Lasting Powers Of Attorney (LPA's) from £99 +VAT
You maybe aware of the importance of making a Will, but have you ever stopped to wonder what would happen if you became mentally ill or incapable of dealing with your affairs.
What is a Lasting Power of Attorney?
A Lasting Power of Attorney is a legal document which allows you to appoint someone that you trust as an ‘attorney’ to make decisions on your behalf. This is often a spouse or a child. Attorneys can make decisions for you when you no longer wish to or when you lack the mental capacity to do so.
If You Do Not Have A Lasting Power Of Attorney
Should you no longer be able to look after you affairs a special court called The Court of Protection will supervise the control of your affairs. In many cases this could result in large legal bills often on an annual basis.
The different types of Lasting Power of Attorney
There are two different types of Lasting Power of Attorney:
* Property and financial affairs Lasting Power of Attorney
* Health and welfare Lasting Power of Attorney